About Us

Financial institutions that wish to serve the military community have found the Armed Forces Financial Network® (AFFN®) to be a valuable corollary to their other financial services.

About AFFN

AFFN was founded in 1985 at the request of the U.S. Army in support of the Surepay direct deposit system to provide U.S. military personnel (active, reserve, dependents and retired) with access to their funds through ATM and point-of-sale (POS) terminals at or near U.S. military bases worldwide. AFFN's mission is to increase the versatility of participating financial institutions to better serve the U.S. military. AFFN is co-owned by the Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA) and the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC).

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About DCUC


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Founded in 1963, the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) is a trade association representing the interests of over 180 federal and state-chartered credit unions serving the U.S. military around the world. Defense credit unions are member-owned and not for profit, and specialize in providing sound financial education, products and services for over 25 million service members, Veterans and their families. Serving the military and the surrounding communities is at the heart of every defense credit union. To learn more about DCUC or find a defense credit union, visit www.DCUC.org.

About AMBA



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Founded in 1959, the Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA) is a not-for-profit association of banks operating on military installations, banks not located on military installations but serving military and veteran customers, and military banking facilities designated by the U.S. Treasury. The association’s membership includes both community banks and large multinational financial institutions, all of which are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Company (FDIC). To learn more about AMBA, please visit www.AMBAHQ.org.